Position: Traffic Signing and Painting (Seasonal)

Division: Transportation and Construction 

Department: Transportation

Term: 1 Full Time Seasonal position(s) available.

Closing Date: 06/30/2022 

Labour Group: CUPE 859 

Posting:  1158 

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Supervisor VI (sign and paint shop), this position installs, maintains, removes and manufactures signs, detours, and pavement markings.

Duties & Responsibilities

1.    Assembles, installs, removes and maintains traffic, informational and specialty signs and support systems.
2.    Assembles, installs, removes, inspects and maintains traffic detours and crash barriers.
3.    Installs, removes and maintains parking meter posts.
4.    Participates in the annual paint programs, including painting crosswalks, chevrons and parking stalls, graffiti control, bridge and overpass washing and sealing and spray-booth painting.
5.    Evaluates existing signs and pavement markings.
6.    Assembles, installs, removes and maintains streetscape items.
7.    Operates and maintains related vehicles and equipment.
8.    Maintains daily work activity logs, material and maintenance records.
9.    Installs, removes and maintains the river boom.
10.    Participates in shop and yard maintenance.
11.    Assists with sign manufacturing.
12.    Participates in the salvage of materials.
13.    Performs other related duties as assigned.


•    Grade 12 education.
•    Successful completion of, or ability to complete successfully, a recognized signing and detouring course.
•    Two years’ related experience in public works construction and maintenance.
•    Possession of a valid Class 5 Saskatchewan Driver's Licence.
•    Current driver’s abstract from SGI demonstrating a safe driving record.
•    Possession of a valid first aid certificate.
•    Knowledge and skill in the use of equipment, materials and techniques used in the installation and maintenance of traffic control devices.
•    Knowledge of practices and principles involved in the use of traffic control devices.
•    Ability to read and comprehend engineering drawings as related to sign, detour and pavement marking and streetscaping installations.
•    Ability to apply WHMIS health and safety standards.
•    Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
•    Ability to work with minimal supervision.
•    Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
•    Physical ability to perform the assigned duties under all weather conditions.

Requires Security Check

Additional Requirements

Shift work and weekend work may be involved. 

Weekly Hours: 40 

Salary Range: $26.52 to $28.51 CAD per hour (2022 rates)


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The City of Saskatoon offers an inclusive workplace that embraces diverse backgrounds. As an equity partner with the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission (SHRC), the City commits to diversity, equity and inclusion in our workplaces. By having our workforce reflect the community we serve, we support the realization of miyo-pimatisiwin, (me-o-pi-ma-ti-si-win) “the good life”, for all residents. To learn more about Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the City, please visit Saskatoon.ca/diversity 


The City of Saskatoon strives to provide an accessible and inclusive workplace for all, including throughout the application and selection process through reasonable access and accommodations. Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please email talent.acquisition@saskatoon.ca.